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SubjectRe: Memory leak in 2.6.11-rc1?
On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 04:34:44PM -0800, David S. Miller wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Jan 2005 00:17:01 +0000
> Russell King <> wrote:
> > Yes. Someone suggested this evening that there may have been a recent
> > change to do with some IPv6 refcounting which may have caused this
> > problem. Is that something you can confirm?
> Yep, it would be this change below. Try backing it out and see
> if that makes your leak go away.

Thanks. I'll try it, but:

1. Looking at the date of the change it seems unlikely. The recent
death occurred with 2.6.10-rc2, booted on 29th November and dying
on 19th January, which obviously predates this cset.
2. It'll take a couple of days to confirm the behaviour of the dst cache.

Russell King
Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux -
maintainer of: 2.6 PCMCIA -
2.6 Serial core
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